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What is Halitosis

By Brigid M. Bandy, RDH – No one wants to mention it, but everyone wishes someone would. To bring someone’s attention to their own halitosis (bad breath) is a delicate situation. Naturally, being in the dental field, I’ve had to broach this topic several times. After all, who wouldn’t want it brought to their attention to avoid future embarrassment? So …

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Living with Diabetes

Understanding the Disease from a Diabetologist’s Perspective – By Kara Jacobs – Diabetes is a term most Americans are becoming too comfortable with in their daily life.  Recent studies show that more and more of our local population are being diagnosed with diabetes–a disease that is largely preventable. Charles Kilo, M.D., of Millennium Physician Group in Naples, remembers growing up when …

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Protect yourself against shingles

By Audrey A. Lewerenz-Walsh, MD – Shingles is a disease that causes a painful skin rash and can lead to severe pain that can last for month or even years after the rash goes away. In addition to a painful rash, shingles can lead to other serious complications, including eye problems, as well. Many patiens suffering with Shingles describe the …

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